Bodil critics Terribly Happy for Genz
by Annika Pham
After its seven wins at the Roberts Awards, Henrik Ruben Genz's Terribly Happy [+see also:
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The film won Best Film, Best Actress (Lene Maria Christensen), Best Actor (Jakob Cedergren), Best Supporting Actor (Kim Bodnia) and Best Cinematography for Jørgen Johansson, whose prize came also for his work on last year’s top grossing Danish film, Flame & Citron [+see also:
Composer Kåre Bjerkø was awarded for his music for Genz’s film as well as for Søren Kragh-Jacobsen’s What No One Knows [+see also:
film profile] and Annette K. Olesen’s Berlinale entry Little Soldier [+see also:
Other awards went to Sarah Boberg, Best Supporting Actress in Worlds Apart [+see also:
film profile], and Anders Østergaard’s Burma VJ: Reporting from a Closed Country, Best Documentary Film. Veteran documentary filmmaker Jørgen Leth was handed out an Honorary Award.
In a surprising move, the Danish film critics gave the Bodil for Best Foreign Film (non-US) to Sweden's vampire film Let the Right One In [+see also:
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film profile] by Tomas Alfredson. Paul Thomas Anderson's There Will Be Blood was named Best US Film.
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